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1 posted on 12/17/2012 5:26:16 PM PST by grandpa jones
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Great post.


2 posted on 12/17/2012 5:30:59 PM PST by kitkat
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I knew Joel Myrick when he was the Principal of our local HS here. He was one of my clients. I thought him to be an honorable and responsible man with integrity.
3 posted on 12/17/2012 5:32:22 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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The moment Joel Myrick heard shots, he ran to his pickup truck, removed his Colt .45 from its case, removed ammo from another case, loaded his gun and went looking for the killer. He could have confronted Woodham much sooner, but for the fact that Federal law prohibits anyone but a police officer from having a gun in or near a school.

One thing that the author omits that I would include is that because the law states that no firearm can be possessed within 1000 feet of school property that vice-principal had to park his truck down the street from the school. This further delayed his actions to stop the killing. It wasn’t simply going to his truck in the parking lot and getting his weapon. He had to run down the street.

Stupid laws cost lives.

Let’s not forget that the hero of this story put his liberty in jeopardy in his effort to save lives on this day. He could have been prosecuted in federal court for taking his fire arm on to school property. It seems unlikely that any prosecutor would indict a hero, but just think if Holder was Attorney General at the time.

6 posted on 12/17/2012 5:51:52 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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The antigunhners are not interested in logical prevention. They want illogical power.
7 posted on 12/17/2012 5:51:55 PM PST by oyez (Hell must be a Gun Free Zone.)
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8 posted on 12/17/2012 5:54:54 PM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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Calling Fox News, calling Fox News. Hello ? Anybody wanna remind TV-land America about this story ?

Fantastic post !

We need thousands of emails of this story to go to all members of Congress and all snews media outlets; newspaper, TV, radio.


9 posted on 12/17/2012 5:58:31 PM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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Excellent article...thanks for posting

Gun Control Nazis are always looking for their Reichstag Fire moment. 2d Amendment supporters need to be more vigilant and aware of those, both liberal and GOP, who are wanting to take away our right to defend ourselves

These mass shootings are solely because we are too easy on the mentally ill. If Gun Control truly was effective, 87 kids in norway would still be alive today


10 posted on 12/17/2012 6:38:35 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Seems that the ones who understand little about the economy are economists)
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It is not that much of a sign of a healthy country when we seem to know little to nothing about heroes like Nick Meli and Joel Myrick but we completely focus on people like Adam Lanza who have succeeded in their murders. I have thought this for a while but I think that the no.1 issue for the Liberal media has to do with gun control, just like Hollywood’s no.1 issue is about Al Gore environmentalism. Whatever can push the issue to the forefront the media will heavily endorse it even possibly ahead of other Liberal issues. I was a Liberal, when I was a lot younger and not only didn’t I like gun control but I also hated the sensationalism of the media all about stuff like that.

It would make things a lot simpler without blaming the usual suspects for whatever happens anytime a mass shooting happens. Usually these people are cowards so even the sight of a gun could prevent something like the Sandy Hook massacre from happening again. I honestly didn’t care, back in my school days, whether a teacher was armed or not but at least give them the option.


13 posted on 12/17/2012 6:53:19 PM PST by Merta (Like Joe Jones, but in reverse, I talk too much.)
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Only armed citizens can save people when a crazed nut starts shooting. Unless he runs out of bullets or his gun jams, only a citizen with firearm can stop the madman.


14 posted on 12/18/2012 3:25:52 AM PST by driftless2
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